Frequently Asked Questions

If we cancel the trip because of weather conditions we offer you a chance to reschedule your trip or a full refund if that isn’t possible (please see Terms & Conditions)

Sorry, under the NZ Sale of liquor Act 2012 we are not licensed for alcohol consumption including BYO.


  • Bring sun and wind protection, food if you need more than coffee or tea and biscuits.
  • If you haven’t booked rod and bait you need to bring your own.
  • Something to take your catch home in (small chilly bin or similar).


  • Bring swimming gear and towel, camera, sun and wind protection.
  • Half day charters, Casual fishing trips and sightseeing trips are from 4-5 hours in duration.
  • Full day bookings are from 8 to 10 hours.
  • Casual fishing trips generally depart at 08:30am, variation on this will be advised prior to the trip.
  • West Coast Sightseeing trips depart at 10:00 am.
  • For all trips we recommend you are there 15 minutes prior to departure.

Unless we have made special arrangements with you the trips depart from Whangaparapara Wharf, Great Barrier Island.